Heat Pumps Articles

4 Factors to Consider When Buying a Heat Pump

December 8, 2022
Image of a heat pump outside. 4 Factors to Consider When Buying a Heat Pump.

Heat pumps are generally more efficient than a traditional heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system. What is more, they offer both heating and cooling, so they are versatile. 

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Video – Why Does My Heat Pump Smell Like It’s Burning?

January 24, 2022
Heat Pump Smell

You turn on your heat pump, and you smell something burning. What should you do? Who should you call first, the fire department or your HVAC technician? First assess what the smell most likely is, and you may not need to call anyone. Of course, if you’re still nervous because you just don’t know, turn off your heat pump and give one of our highly trained technicians a call at 512-537-1234 to come out to diagnose the smell for you.

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What is a Heat Pump?

December 6, 2021
Heat Pump

Heat pumps adjust to all seasonal temperatures we experience here in Round Rock. They are the perfect choice for anyone who prefers a single unit versus separate heating and cooling equipment in their home. Heat pumps work with or without ductwork, an option that is unavailable with forced-air furnaces.

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5 Reasons Your Heat Pump Is Tripping Your Circuit Breaker

August 18, 2020
happy family inside.

If your heat pump tripped your circuit breaker, be happy. This means your circuit breaker is doing its job and preventing a power overload in your Austin home. Without the breaker working correctly, you could face an electrical fire or other serious damage. Let’s Not Get Trippy When your heat pump trips your circuit breaker,…

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Why Is My Heat Pump Making Loud Noises?

November 27, 2019
woman plugging her ears.

Whenever household appliances or overall home systems start making unusual noises in your Austin home, you may be rightly concerned. Although some noises may be common operating sounds, many may be a warning flag for problems to come.  Our team at AiRCO Heating and Cooling wants to share the different sounds you may hear from…

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What Is a Heat Pump?

July 9, 2019
air source heat pump illustration.

What if you could just move heat to where you wanted it most? Actually, you can. Essentially, that’s what a heat pump does.  A heat pump is a single heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) unit that heats your Austin home in the winter and cools it in the summer. Our professionals at AiRCO Heating…

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Four Factors to Consider When Buying a Heat Pump

February 20, 2019
Family standing outside their Austin house.

So you’re looking to invest in a heat pump. You’re not alone––many Americans are making the switch. Why? For starters, heat pumps are generally more efficient than a traditional heating or cooling system. What’s more, they offer both heating and cooling, so they’re versatile. At AiRCO Mechanical, we like to help our customers make a…

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